Cape Town Headache Clinic

A life free of headaches is proven possible.

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Dr Reid is a clinical neurologist in full time practice in Cape Town. He has more than 20 years experience in clinical neurological diagnosis and management, with particular success in reversing chronic headache. He is American Board Certified in Disability Medicine. Special interests include chronic daily headache, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, long term management of head injuries and spinal root and cord disorders.
MB ChB (1983), FCP(SA)Neurology / FCN (1989)
Diploma in Aviation Medicine
CIME (ABIME) – American Board Certified in Disability Medicine


Dr Reid’s practice is focused on neurodiagnostics in general and specifically on causes of chronic and acute headaches, accurate diagnosis of epilepsy, blackouts and migraines. Our results with management of chronic headaches are outstanding.
The practice continues to serve thousands of individuals with numerous common and rare neurological conditions. Especially common is the pre-surgical neurological diagnosis and management of lumbar spinal and cervical spinal (neck) root disorders. Doctor and staff at this practice have extensive experience in medicolegal and disability reporting to Road Accident Fund and Insurance Companies.
How We Can Help


Our professionalism and expertise of care builds a sincere rapport and a strong relationship of trust for a lifetime with our clients. Every client that comes in knows they can trust and depend on Dr. J. Reid for all their needs as he has strong ethical conducts and morals to uphold their status and profession. His expert clinical skills dealing with headaches and migraine conditions, will let you know exactly the severity of your condition and give you the best advice and judgement on how long it may take for your symptoms to resolve. Trust is a big issue, and we make sure we deliver trust to you.
Our vision is to be the leading health care provider in the field of treating headaches and migraines. It is our goal to deliver results and provide you a life free of headaches and migraines without the endless need of medication.
Our focus is not only about resolving your issues today, but to go one step further and prepare you for tomorrow and to go beyond into the future to prevent your condition from flaring up again.


“After consulting “so-called” headache specialists around my location, I came to find that Dr. J. Reid is the one that I should have consulted in the first place. It would have saved me time and money. ”

Leonora Christensen, Cape Town

“Excellent service. Has greatly improved my life and made me migraine free! Would highly recommend. Would highly recommend to anyone that suffers from migraines or headaches.”

Wayne Adams, Cape Town

“When I looked for a solution to my constant headaches, I wanted to consult with someone that really understood me and my unique situation. Dr.J Reid, thank you for everything. ”

Christiaan Gouveia, Cape Town